Melbourne Acting Classes

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Associate Director’s Welcome

The National Drama School’s acting classes for adults offer the perfect opportunity for you to access and expand your creative talents!

Under the expert guidance of our professional industry teachers, our tailored courses will introduce and deepen your performance skills in a fun and supportive environment, no matter your level of knowledge or experience.

Our suite of adult acting classes is offered in five streams delivered over two 10-week terms. Choose from The Craft of Acting, Will Power, Movers and Shakers, Me, Myself and I, or Foundations in Acting.

I look forward to seeing you in the studio!

Dr Jaime Dörner
Associate Director of Drama

The Craft of Acting

Whether you’re getting ready for your close-up or preparing to take your first steps onto the stage, The Craft of Acting is an essential stream for newcomers to the world of stage and screen.

Introduction to Screen Acting 
Introduction to Stage Acting 

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Will Power

William Shakespeare aka The Bard is arguably the greatest playwright of all time. Tap into your Will Power and learn to explore, understand and perform Shakespeare’s texts.

Bringing Shakespeare’s Text to Life
Shakespeare with a Spin

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Movers and Shakers

Nourish your mind, body and spirit with Movers and Shakers stream of intensive physical training, embodiment and movement.

The Suzuki Method 
Viewpoints Actor Training

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Me, Myself and I

This innovative new stream uses biographical episodes as documents, placement of memories as landscape, memories in the body-embodiment and catharsis.

Autobiographical Solo Performance

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Foundations in Acting

This comprehensive pre-professional training program, delivered over three nights each week for two terms, covers screen acting, voice and stage acting and theatre making. Highly suitable for those considering full time drama studies.

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The National Drama School
Adult Acting Classes
Term Dates for 2024

Term 1: Mon 29 Jan – Fri 28 Mar
Term 2: Mon 15 Apr – Sat 28 Jun
Term 3: Mon 15 Jul – Sat 20 Sep
Term 4: Mon 7 Oct – Sat 6 Dec


Enrolments for Term 1 of 2024 opening soon.
Current students can book classes through their student portal.
All Classes must be paid in full and in advance of the beginning of each Term.
Payment Plans are available upon request. Discounts are available for sibling bookings and when booking more than three classes per week.